This week author Helen Cullen joined Jarlath for a fascinating and inspirational conversation about her journey from 2FM to becoming one of Ireland’s most talked about new authors. With refreshing honesty, Helen explains her thoughts on why it’s vital to take leaps of faith in life (55:00), why she lives with a constant cycle of fear (1:30:00) and the life-changing five season deal she has signed with the creators of Downton Abbey (1:35:00).
The episode ranges from discussing the precious nature of a new idea (1:19:00) to the incredible process that Helen endured to land her dream agent (1:07:00), why so much is riding on the success of her third book (1:41:00), being reduced to tears in The Guardian’s board room (48:00) and much, much more. This is a truly insightful conversation with one of Ireland’s most exciting literary talents. For more of this conversation and bonus content including a rare conversation with Sarah Silverman why not subscribe to Irishman Abroad Premium.
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